Gunmen kill woman, injure others in Taraba, abduct nursing mother in Kaduna
A few days after the gruesome killing of a secondary school principal in Tsukundi village of Wukari Council, Taraba State, by armed militia came a report that unknown gunmen have killed a woman in the council.
Kano elders to meet Fashola over deteriorating state of Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi Road
Worried by the deteriorating state of Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi road which links Kano to four states, communities in the area have resolved to send a special delegation to meet with the Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, to elicit government action.
‘62 per cent of Nigeria’s out-of-school children are girls’
About 6.34m, representing 62 per cent of the 10.19 million out-of-school children in the country are girls, The Guardian has learnt. According to data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Education, Sokoto, Katsina and Akwa Ibom are the three leading states with the highest prevalence of out-of-school girls.
Deal with criminals, respect human rights, COAS tells troops
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai has directed troops fighting criminals in Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and other states to deal decisively with all undesirable elements in their areas of operation.
FRSC arrests 1,750 riders over non-possession of number plates, licence
Pursuant to the earlier public statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) that they would begin a clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles without number plates and riders without class ‘A’ licence from October 2, 2019, the FRSC has commenced full enforcement of the policy. According to the agency, it…
Plenty beneficiaries share Jaiz’s N32.7million
At the grand finale for the 2018 distribution year held at the National Mosque, Abuja recently, Jaiz Foundation provided financial empowerment for a total of 2,142 beneficiaries from Gombe, Katsina, Zamfara, Lagos states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Grain marketers urge FG to ban maize import
The association of grain sellers in Kaduna State has called on the Federal Government to restrict the importation of maize into the country in order to encourage local production.
Gunmen kill 16 villagers in Katsina
Bandits have killed 16 people in separate attacks on remote villages in northern Nigeria's Katsina state, an area wracked by cattle-rustling and kidnappings, officials said Tuesday.
Hajj: Katsina loses 2 pilgrims
The Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced the death of two female pilgrims from the state in Saudi Arabia.
Incessant security concerns in Nigeria
Sir: For the past few years, the Northern part of the country has been convulsed by a string of hostilities and chronic insecurity. The ancient towns and villages are under threat from the savage groups. No one prays for crack on his walls, they are unwanted signs of a feeble wall. The palpable fissure in Nigeria is…